A section of the ADHV program operates through the Medicare Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS), which is a child dental grant that provides eligible children and teenagers aged between 2 and 17 up to $1000 for basic dental, capped over 2 consecutive calendar years.
The dental benefit amounts are payable to Dental Practitioners for services rendering and eligibility of the cover are set by the Department of Human Services and not by Australian Dental Health VIC. To be eligible for the CDBS children must:
Be aged between 2 and 17 years on any day of the calendar year Receive, or their family, parent or guardian must receive, certain government benefits (such as Family Tax Benefit Part A) for at least part of the calendar year to be eligible for Medicare. You can find more information about the Child Dental Benefits Schedule at www.humanservices.gov.au/childdental.
Australian Dental Health VIC endeavors to ensure that information given to you is clear and concise this is stipulated in the ADHV Consent form.